Will burning trucks push Eskom over the edge?

06 November 2019 - 08:00 By JEFF WICKS
Fire and rescue services were called to Arnot power station on Monday.
Fire and rescue services were called to Arnot power station on Monday.
Image: SA Long-distance Truckers via Facebook

As Eskom teeters on the brink of a fresh wave of load-shedding, violent protest action which saw four coal trucks torched in Mpumalanga has the potential to push the power parastatal over the edge.

While the burning of the trucks in isolation will not hinder the operations of the Arnot and Matla power stations, if the industrial actions spreads the consequences for Eskom could be disastrous.

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